TPMA has been contracted by the Greater Memphis Workforce Development Board to lead the procurement process for the following: One-Stop Operator, WIOA Title I Adult & Dislocated Worker and Youth Workforce Development Services

TPMA is a full-service consulting firm based in Indianapolis, Indiana, with over 30 years of experience in workforce development activities, including helping workforce boards in strategic planning exercises. Through analysis, alignment, and action, TPMA applies our mission statement of empowering organizations and communities through strategic partnerships and informed solutions that create positive, sustainable change.

As the contracted entity to lead this procurement process, TPMA serves as a separate and independent outside entity to conduct the competition for the RFP. TPMA will review and evaluate all submitted proposals on a scale coordinated and agreed upon by the Greater Memphis Workforce Development Board with guidance from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Based on its evaluation, TPMA will submit its selection, a description of the selection process, and scoring justification to the Boards for approval.

RFP Timeline

*Please note the mandatory Bidder’s Conference for those who intend to submit proposals. 

Activity Due Date
RFP Release May 17, 2024
Deadline for Bidder Questions May 29, 2024
Mandatory Bidder’s Conference June 3, 2024 at 1PM CST Link to Join
Proposal Deadline (email only) June 18, 2024
Interviews (if necessary) July 8-9, 2024
Selection of Winning Bids July 9, 2024
Final Recommendation Report to WDB July 9, 2024
Negotiations with Winning Bids TBD
Acceptance of Contract Terms TBD
Memphis WDB Approval July 24, 2024
Notification to All Bidders TBD
Contract Transition Period August-September 2024
Full Implementation Date October 1, 2024

To download the RFP, click here. To download responses to questions, click here